My Top Reads of 2018

It’s 0800 on Monday 31st December. This time tomorrow we will be in a New Year. Or, Tuesday, if you prefer. EIther way, as 2018 draws to a close, I find that I have read 42 books this year. Not a huge number by any means – being part of GoodReads, I am aware of…

Meeting the writers!

So far, as an avid reader, I have read many books by many authors. But, I have only ever met two of them. Namely, Phillippa Gregory and John Connolly. Some years back now, Sarah and I travelled to Sheffield for an evening event with Ms Gregory and found it to be an extremely enjoyable evening….

A Few Of My Favourite Things: My Favourite Books Of 2014

The past twelve months has seen me read around 35 novels to date. There is still tim to add to this tally. Of these, a few have annoyed me, most have kept me reasonably entertained and a few have delighted me. Here are my top five books I have read this year. 1. “A Man…

My Favourite Reads #1 : “Rogue Male” by Geoffrey Household

My Favourite Books: #1 At the top of my list is the wonderful “Rogue Male” by Geoffrey Household. Written in 1939 this is a brilliant, tense and exciting thriller that evokes wonderful images of pre-war European anxieties. Our hero, an professional big game hunter wonders if he can track and line up in his sights…